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admin settings - does not appear! (5 posts)

  1. laz0rama
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    i just installed this plugin, in hopes of replacing the google sitemap generator (which cannot seem to work with large numbers of posts, even when limiting the number of posts in the sitemap). but immediately after installing and activating, there is no where for me to see/set the settings for the plugin.

    i guess that is the ultimate in "very simple admin interface". :-)

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/simple-google-sitemap-xml/

  2. loughcorrib
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    what do you see in browser with url/sitemap.xml

  3. laz0rama
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    well, since i can't manually generate it, i just edited a post. when i load the sitemap.xml in a browser, i get this:

    XML Parsing Error: no element found
    Location: http://cdrates.monitorbankrates.com/sitemap.xml
    Line Number 10, Column 1:

    the contents of sitemap.xml follows - i believe it is still the last one generated by the other plugin, which is disabled.

    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?><!-- generator="wordpress/3.3.2" -->
    <!-- sitemap-generator-url="http://www.arnebrachhold.de" sitemap-generator-version="3.2.7" -->
    <!-- generated-on="May 10, 2012 8:57 pm" -->
    <urlset xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xsi:schemaLocation="http://www.sitemaps.org/schemas/sitemap/0.9 http://www.sitemaps.org/schemas/sitemap/0.9/sitemap.xsd" xmlns="http://www.sitemaps.org/schemas/sitemap/0.9"> <url>
    <loc>http://cdrates.monitorbankrates.com/</loc>
    <lastmod>2012-05-10T19:27:52+00:00</lastmod>
    <changefreq>daily</changefreq>
    <priority>1.0</priority>
    </url>

  4. laz0rama
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    UPDATE:

    your plugin was actually not even activated, even though i tried. i just checked again, and when i try to activate the plugin, after quite a few seconds, i get this error message:

    "Plugin could not be activated because it triggered a fatal error."

    i don't know if it tries to generate the sitemap upon activation. this site has > 200K posts, fyi. but obviously i want to limit the sitemap to a reasonable number, as i could with the google sitemap generator (even though it still doesn't work).

  5. loughcorrib
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Not my plugin !! Lets go to basics what is in your plugins folder. There are perhaps a couple of things here. Problem with another plugin ?
    Also look at this !

    Container for a set of up to 50,000 document elements.
    This is the root element of the XML fil
    Am I reading this properly

    Thats from sitemap.xsd

    Try to help if I can

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